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Upcoming Events

2023 Agnew-Harrison

As we await the returns of our invitees, we are preparing for the Agnew-Harrison in person this year. Stay tuned for more details! Check out our sponsors!

2023 Amateur Competitions

We have two upcoming competitions scheduled for our 2023 season. For details on individual contest types check out the Tune Requirements page

  • February 18th

  • March 4th

Contests start at 7:00pm



John Weir Foote Armouries WO and Sgt's mess,

200 James St N, Hamilton

Street parking only! Facility parking is reserved for military personnel

Branch Executives



Julie Stewart




Duncan Hollinger



Duncan Robertson



Marell Gibson



Records Secretary

Jennifer McCullough

Social Media/Website

Liam McGlashon


Social Media

Madelyn Neil

Details for the February 18th contest


John Cairns - Piping

Steve Hill - Snare Drumming

Reagan Jones - Tenor and Bass

Details for the March 4th contest


Trish Kirkwood - Piping

Graham Kirkwood - Snare Drumming

Johnny Rowe - Tenor and Bass

Pipers and Pipe Band Society of Ontario

The PPBSO — the Pipers’ and Pipe Band Society of Ontario — administers piping, drumming and pipe band contest at various highland games throughout Ontario. Several of these annual summer competitions have special designations, including the North American Championship, the Canadian Championship and the Ontario Championship.

The Niagara-Hamilton Branch is one of several local PPBSO branches throughout Ontario. We hold monthly meetings from October through April.

In addition to being a fun social gathering, our meetings provide opportunities to develop piping and drumming in our area.

We hold annual Amateur Competitions for amateur pipers and drummers.

We also hold the Livingstone InvitationalAgnew-Harrison Drumming Invitational, support the George Sherriff Memorial Invitational and The Highland Gala.

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